Free Concerts at Mooney's Bay On The Rideau Carleton Raceway Casino Hillside Stage

Annually marking the first weekend of summer, the Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival brings together North America’s premier dragon boating regatta and an epic lineup of free concerts! Kicking things off on a stacked Thursday night are... Read More


Team Registration

2018 registration is open! Compete in various community and corporate divisions, enjoy the opening ceremony and get a chance to show your spirit as your team treds the water... Read More


Individual Registration

Dreaming about sailing on the dragons but dont have a team? Register as an individual and compete with newly found friends.... Read More


Sponsor Opportunities

Many sponsors help make the Festival a reality. We thank them for their very generous support. Interested in becoming a sponsor for the Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival? Read More


Volunteer Opportunities

Every year many volunteers help make the Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival the success that it is. Without the hard work and dedication of the volunteer team this event would not happen... Read More


Festival Vendors

Every year Concessionaires and Exhibitors come to the festival touting it as one of the strongest events in the Nation’s Capital, providing tangible results. Every year we add new companies to the list and we are proud to offer such a strong opportunity to businesses in the area... Read More


Trend Micro Paddler's Paradise

Get yourself hyped up before races, wind down after a tough race, or celebrate each and every accomplishment with your team. Providing a spectacular view of Mooney’s bay, this is the place to catch the action of every race and all of the festivities in between.  With all the celebrating that will be happening here it’s only appropriate that this will also be ceremony central... Read More


Free Scotiabank Family Fun Zone

With a new year brings new changes, and the biggest one yet is the new playground! We could not be more excited to show you this beautiful new park. Learn more at Free Scotiabank Family Fun Zone


The Cabin

Escape the everyday life and enter into the rustic beauty of Ottawa’s Bytown days at The Cabin. Experience the rigours of Canadian life from 150 years ago by taking to our OCR Academy obstacle course or how about cracking your Can-knuckles and throwing an axe at the BATL Axe Throwing Truck. Before you know it you’ll be leaping from tree to tree!  As they float down the mighty Ottawa and Rideau Rivers... Read More

Relaxation Classes

The Oasis

Whether you’re at the festival as a paddler or spectator we know that the festival going experience can have its stresses. That is why we have created this peaceful beach getaway; The Oasis. Amongst the tranquil white linens and calming Zen garden our certified massage therapists are on hand to help you melt those stresses away. We also invite you to join us for a variety of relaxation classes throughout the weekend to help you extend your stress-free existence beyond the festival... Read More



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